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Raluca Petrus, Sanda Tomescu-Baciu

Babe?-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, E-mail:;



This paper has been presented at the Fourth international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies in Romania Empire-building and Region-building in the Baltic, North and Black sea areas hosted by the Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies and Ovidius University of Constanta, May 24-26, 2013. Supported by a grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway (Finantat prin fonduri donate de Islanda, Liechtenstein si Norvegia).



This paper intends to focus on the role of socio-cultural accommodation and cultural awareness in relation to both learning and teaching the Norwegian language. A research has been conducted in order to investigate the would-be teachers’ points of view regarding the appropriateness of teaching Norwegian by focusing on enhancing both cultural and linguistic elements. The would-be teachers enrolled in an initial teacher training program have proven to be aware of the intricate links that exist between language and culture. They have understood that Norwegian cannot be taught without taking into consideration its cultural elements.



Acest studiu î?i propune să pună accentul pe relevan?a integrării aspectelor socio-culturale ?i a con?tientizării culturale în contextul predării ?i învă?ării limbii norvegiene. Cercetarea realizată a avut ca scop identificarea perspectivei pe care studen?ii care participă la programul de formare ini?ială?i-au format-o cu privire la relevan?a predării limbii norvegiene dintr-o perspectivă care sus?ine utilizarea integrată a culturii ?i a limbii. Studen?ii care sunt înregistra?i în cadrul programului de formare ini?ială au dovedit faptul că sunt con?tien?i de conexiunile existente între limbă?i cultură. Ace?tia au în?elesfaptul că limba norvegiană nu poate să fie predată fără a lua în considerare elementele culturale care se regăsesc în limbă.


Keywords: culture, foreign language learning and teaching, cultural accommodation, cultural awareness, intercultural competence

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7 octombrie 2015

A aparut Norsk-Rumensk ordbok. Dictionar norvegian-roman, vol. 1, autori Arno Halvorsen si Crina Leon. Acesta poate fi consultat la biblioteca online a Asociatiei Romane pentru Studii Baltice si Nordice.

Dictionar norvegian roman vol 1